Sharon Connaughton

Cooley (Washington)
Lawyer (Special Counsel)

Sharon Connaughton is a special counsel in the antitrust and competition practice group. Her practice focuses on antitrust counseling, litigation and the defense of corporate clients in connection with domestic and international mergers and acquisitions. She has extensive experience representing clients through the merger review process before the FTC, the DOJ and foreign antitrust enforcement authorities. Sharon has represented clients in several high-profile merger investigations in a range of industries including consumer products, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, agriculture, mining equipment, waste and paper.

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Cooley (Washington)
Cooley (Washington)

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Megan Browdie, Sharon Connaughton, Jacqueline Grise The US FTC and US DoJ announces modifications to their policies and procedures, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including timing and processes in place for reviewing transaction subject to mandatory reporting under HSR

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Antitrust FAQs for Merging Parties What modifications have the FTC and DOJ made for transactions reportable under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act? Will timing to receive HSR clearance be impacted? While the federal antitrust agencies, the Federal Trade Commission and US Department of Justice (the (...)

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